The Background

Many modern swing sets are plastic, 

not in keeping with nature, and limit creativity

The Inspiration

3Dux founder, Ayana Klein was enchanted by the playful and whimsical gardens in Chaumont, France. image of modern tiny home

The Challenge

Using nature as your guide, imagine, design and create a modern play space for all ages to enjoy.

Presented by:

Ayana Klein 

student, artist, designer, 

Cofounder, 3DuxDesign

  • The Background
    The modern swing set
  • The Inspiration
    Festival des Jardins
  • The Architect's Vision
     Play spaces reimagined
  • The Challenge

  • Course Materials

  • How to Submit

Now it's your turn to create a model of the perfect playground. Using what you learned about swing sets, materials, nature, and what you already know about having fun, imagine design and create a model of the play space of the future. Drag the storyboard sheet below onto your desktop and print. Draw some sketches, jot down some notes, start building. Don't forget to send us your designs so we can share.

Connectors Set.Jumbo


1. Send photos of project plus any sketches, brainstorming ideas, work in progress. Even "mess-ups" are great for sharing! 

2. Include written description or drawings if available

3. Video presentation with link to youtube or vimeo 

 * any photo/video with child needs signed release (drag onto desktop, fill out and return photo of signed document) 

5. Share your post on Facebook and/or instagram with tags @3duxdesign , @billionboxproject , @3duxuniversity 


Featured Results 

This family of 3 is sleeping peacefully after a busy day playing outside on both the traditional swings and the treehouse (top left). Created by 3 and 6 year olds sisters  at Grace Farms open art studio.

3DuxDesign founders Ayana Klein designed this play space to be made using 100% recycled materials and integrated the natural environment in every nook. Features include stained recycled barn wood, painted tire swing, a koi pond with stepping stones and playful primary colored sculpltures.

This dog park was designed by a young man who believes that man's best friends deserve their own place to play as well. This space offers multiple levels for dogs run, jump and socialize with their buddies.

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stem with friends remote playdates

3DuxDesign wants to help keep kids connected. let us host a STEM With Friends Remote Playdate. Send each friend a kit and we will schedule a free design/build activity for you  and 5-10 of your besties  

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